Let's Do It Foundation

Kristiina Kerge

[email protected]

Experience

5-10 years

Home city/town

Tallinn

Current location of work

Tallinn

Country

Estonia

Languages spoken

Estonian (Native), English (Advanced)

For the past 12 years, Kristiina has contributed to the growth of several environmental initiatives, such as the Estonian recycling and reuse data platform Kuhuviia.ee and Let's Do It Foundation's actions and policy work. Combining environmental challenges with smart technology is her passion. In addition to dealing with complex challenges and creating step-by-step plans to solve them, she is also mentoring events to make them first aware of their impact and then to make them sustainable.

Certified Zero Waste Ambassador

Do you have the Zero Waste Ambassdor Diploma, issued by the "BEZWA" project?

Yes

Certified Zero Waste Trainer

Do you have the Zero Waste Trainer Diploma, issued by the "BEZWA" project?

Yes

Zero Waste Mentor

Are you already or will be a mentor to municipalities for the Zero Waste Cities Certification, hosted by MiZA?

No

Zero Waste Auditor

Are you already or will be an auditor to municipalities for the Zero Waste Cities Certification, hosted by MiZA?

No

Municipalities/Territories worked with before:

Võru, Estonia Tallinn, Estonia Pärnu, Estonia Räpina, Estonia

Fields of Expertise

Knowledge

Level

Reuse & repair initiatives

Prevention of food waste / knowledge of food systems

Single-use plastics prevention

Extended Producer Responsibility schemes

The recycling process for key waste streams (paper, plastics, metals)

Organics management and composting

Separate collection of recyclables and residual waste

Economic incentives for waste reduction (e.g. PAYT)

Engaging the community in zero waste initiatives

Residual waste disposal methods

Key waste & circular economy related EU legislation

Knowledge of specific pieces of EU legislation:

Single-Use Plastics Directive Waste Framework Directive Sustainable Finance Taxonomy

Fields of Expertise

Skills

Level

Digital Communication

Delivering / facilitating short-term workshops (1h-1 day)

Delivering / facilitating long workshops (+1 day)

Public speaking / oral communications

Advocacy & lobbying

Consulting municipalities and/or businesses

Project-based monitoring & evaluation

Other relevant qualifications / certifications?

IT project management Started PhD studies in circular bioeconomy in 2022
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